February 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Climbs on January Jobs Data, EO on Banking Regulations


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a 0.893-percent gain Friday to 89.263 as gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) was GCI’s top net performer and Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) the top percentage performer.

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Friday’s climb comes as U.S. stocks surged with the Labor Department‘s report of 227,000 new jobs at nonfarm U.S. businesses in January and a new executive order that works to reduce banking regulations implemented after the 2008 financial crisis.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 89.263 +0.790 +0.893%
S&P 500 2,297.41 +16.56 +0.73%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,071.46 +186.55 +0.94%
NASDAQ 5,666.77 +30.57 +0.54%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 24
Declining GovCon Index Issues 6
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 199.28 +4.53 +2.33%
LLL L3 Technologies* 160.12 +2.82 +1.79%
GD General Dynamics* 183.12 +2.76 +1.53%
LMT Lockheed Martin* 254.46 +2.49 +0.99%
CUB Cubic Corp. 48.20 +1.75 +3.77%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
CUB Cubic Corp. 48.20 +1.75 +3.77%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 199.28 +4.53 +2.33%
ACM AECOM 37.22 +0.67 +1.83%
LLL L3 Technologies* 160.12 +2.82 +1.79%
CSRA CSRA* 32.36 +0.55 +1.73%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CACI CACI International 130.20 -1.35 -1.03%
HRS Harris Corp.* 104.30 -0.68 -0.65%
BAESY BAE Systems 29.15 -0.19 -0.65%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 138.84 -0.16 -0.12%
KBR KBR 16.66 -0.04 -0.24%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
CACI CACI International 130.20 -1.35 -1.03%
HRS Harris Corp.* 104.30 -0.68 -0.65%
BAESY BAE Systems 29.15 -0.19 -0.65%
KBR KBR 16.66 -0.04 -0.24%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 138.84 -0.16 -0.12%

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